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Puzzles

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From early childhood right through to adulthood we love to play with puzzles. We like the way they challenge our thinking and exercise our minds.

Written by: Leah Brookes  

Puzzles

 

 

From early childhood right through to adulthood we love to play with puzzles.  We like the way they challenge our thinking and exercise our minds.

 

Puzzles are also an important educational learning tool for toddlers and young children as they provide many skills and mental learning benefits and opportunities.

 

The accomplishment of reaching a goal brings so much satisfaction to a child.  Overcoming the challenges involved in solving a puzzle really gives them a sense of achievement and pride within themselves.  It provides a boost to their self-confidence and self-esteem as this prepares them for other challenges in life.

 

Puzzles are a fun educational toy that challenges young minds, teaching and preparing them early in life some very important life skills.

 
 
Puzzle Activity Ideas
 
  • Doing a jigsaw puzzle
  • Children draw/paint a picture then cut it out to make their own jigsaw to solve
  • Letter of their name - cut out to make a jigsaw

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